The past weekend in Russia’s northern capital city was marred by large-scale account settlings, with over 20 hospitalized, many of them in a serious condition. A large fistfight involving over 100 people took place in St.Petersburg’s Nevski District. Representatives of the Azeri diaspora were attacked by locals, a police spokesman told our correspondent. Presumably, the conflict was sparked by one the criminal groups intending to redistribute the spheres of influence. On Sunday, the Azeris gathered in front to Azerbaijan’s consulate demanding the consul to interfere. Police have started an investigation into the incident.
As November 4 approaches (on this day, Russia and Belarus are to sign union programs), disputes between supporters and opponents of the integration become increasingly heated